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Govt appoints inaugural Australian Research Council board

04 July, 2024

The board will be responsible for determining priorities, strategies and policies for the ARC, advising the Minister for Education and approving research grants for many ARC funding schemes.


NATA signs new five-year MOU with Commonwealth of Australia

03 July, 2024 | Supplied by: NATA

The agreement demonstrates a strengthened and ongoing relationship between the Australian Government and the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).


Winners announced for the Kavli Prize 2024

27 June, 2024

The Kavli Prize honours outstanding researchers doing fundamental science that moves the world forward, with three US$1 million prizes awarded in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.


Australian of the Year Georgina Long among new Academy Fellows

25 June, 2024

The Australian Academy of Science's newest Fellows include an expert in spider venoms, a leader in plant science, an authority on star formation and an oncologist who has changed the way melanoma is treated.


Proto Axiom launches inaugural biotech pitch event

19 June, 2024

Proto Axiom's Challenger Summit provides a platform for researchers to showcase their innovative biotech solutions while competing for $250,000 in grant financing.


ARC announces $58m funding for Australian Laureate Fellowships

10 June, 2024

The Australian Research Council has allocated $58.3 million in funding over five years for 17 Australian Laureate Fellowships.


Could Amazon or Google hold the key to the future of public health diagnostics?

04 June, 2024 by Ivor Campbell* | Supplied by: Snedden Campbell

Collaboration, transparency and a shared commitment to sustainability could pave the path towards a future where a universal reader revolutionises diagnostic testing.


Women in STEM Ambassador initiative wound up

31 May, 2024 by Lauren Davis

The Australian Government has announced that the functions of the Women in STEM Ambassador will be amalgamated into other programs, officially ending the initiative on 31 May.


Australian Research Council awards 58 new Industry Fellowships

27 May, 2024

The ARC's Industry Fellowship Program aims to promote national and international collaboration between key stakeholders in research and innovation.


CUREator+ to fund innovations in dementia, cognitive decline

22 May, 2024

The CUREator+ Dementia and Cognitive Decline incubator program aims to support novel approaches that will prolong or improve the lives of Australians living with dementia and their caregivers.


Review of R&D system a highlight of the 2024–25 Budget

15 May, 2024 by Lauren Davis

Australia's science bodies have been broadly positive about the 2024–25 federal Budget — particularly the announcement of a strategic examination of Australia's R&D system.


ACRF funds three new cancer research facilities

13 May, 2024

Scientists at QIMR Berghofer, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Bio21 Institute have received grants to establish new cancer research facilities.


Does China's leading place in the global medtech market reflect the reality?

08 May, 2024 by Ivor Campbell* | Supplied by: Snedden Campbell

To many healthcare buyers in the US, Europe, South-East Asia, Africa and South America, China remains an enigmatic and largely unexplored entity.


Govt announces $1.89bn package for health and medical research

03 May, 2024

The Australian Government is investing in a "once-in-a-generation transformation of health and medical research", according to Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler.


Accreditation Matters announces further speakers, MC

26 April, 2024 | Supplied by: NATA

Respected journalist and presenter Steve Liebmann has been confirmed as host and MC for the Accreditation Matters conference, coming to ICC Sydney in June.


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